Archive for Sunday, June 1, 2008

Power outage caused by failure of underground cable

June 1, 2008


Westar Energy Spokeswoman Erin La Row said a current power outage in Lawrence was caused by the failure of an underground cable. She could not say why the cable failed, but said power should be restored to customers soon if all goes well.

As of 11:11 p.m. there were 139 customers in Douglas County without power, according to Westar's website.


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